UK time is: 17:36:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Settled Moko inks new deal

The new contract that Aaron Mokoena had been discussing, and apparently agreed, for sometime has now been officially signed with it confirmed on The Pompey Site yesterday.

Moko said that he had no hesitation in committing his future to the club, with a new contract trying him at the club until the summer of 2013: 'I wanted to commit myself to Pompey because this is where I belong.

'This club is a big club and I'm settled here. I've been in football for years so I know what makes me happy. I feel happy here and that's why I want to stay.'

He might not be the most 'technically gifted' football around, in fact he is FAR from this, but he is, for me, without a doubt up their with the best in terms of those that will battle, wear their heart on their sleeve and give their all without question. I also see him as being one of the most genuine characters in the game.

Clearly, in a day and age when all get good money, the 29-year-old will be on 'decent' money at Fratton - and I dare say this new contract has come with a slight wage increase? Which would be a bit of a worry - so the security of this for a while longer, especially at his age, would have helped him decide but when all is said and done if he did not want to be here he would not be here, right?

I like the guy, and think the majority of Pompey fans have now been won over by him to be honest, after all 'who needs a Messi when you've got a Mokoena'...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

  • Click here to make your prediction: Pompey v Forest.

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust

  • Frippy's Virtual Bookies - latest update and place your bets!




    Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



    Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

  • The Journalist

    Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

    Date:Friday October 29 2010

    Time: 11:00AM

    Your Comments (oldest first)

    Change to most recent first
    I wasn't impressed with the guy for a long while, still have doubts about his midfield ability. What I don't doubt is that his opinions are thoughtful and considered, and whilst sometimes I'm not sure he is best placed to be club captain, disciplined tackles aren't always uppermost in his mind; i am sure he is best placed to be the team media spokesman. The freedom of the City of Lindon is something he should be proud of and the club should be proud to have him. Linvoy, Kanu & Mokoena; some if the finest gents in football.
    russellm
    Report Abuse
    29/10/2010 11:46:00

    In the bigger picture, It also means he would have received financial guarantees.
    russellm
    Report Abuse
    29/10/2010 12:37:00

    Every club needs some battlers for when the going is tough.
    SFC Forever
    Report Abuse
    29/10/2010 14:47:00

     

    Have Your Say

    Log in...
    with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    Stats: Wycombe v Pompey (Saturday January 31 2015)

    #PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.26 (Saturday January 31 2015)

    On this day in history...31st January (Saturday January 31 2015)

    Wycombe wondering... (Friday January 30 2015)

    On this day in history...30th January (Friday January 30 2015)

    Fulham defender signs up (Thursday January 29 2015)

    Pompey loan Fulham defender (Thursday January 29 2015)

    On this day in history...29th January (Thursday January 29 2015)

    McCallum facing possible 4-match ban (Wednesday January 28 2015)

    Archived Portsmouth Articles

    List All Vital Pompey Articles
    Have your say
    Click here to suggest an article
    Click here to suggest a poll

    Vital Members League (view all)

    1. gentleman jim 135
    2. pompeyrug 126
    3. Pompeytim 90
    4. storagematt 44
    5. cornypomp 43
    6. eastneydave 36
    7. Emsworthianblue 36
    8. sea-juicer 29
    9. Copnor43 27
    10. mslorna48 27

    League Results (view all)

    League Table (view table)

    Team P W D L GD Pts
    14. Cambridge 27 10 6 11 9 36
    15. Oxford 28 8 9 11 -4 33
    16. Accrington 27 10 3 14 -12 33
    17. Portsmouth 27 7 9 11 -5 30
    18. Dag & Red 28 8 6 14 -9 30
    19. Carlisle 28 9 3 16 -15 30
    20. Cheltenham 28 7 9 12 -15 30

    Breaking League News

    Wycombe : 31/01/2015 17:34:00
    Carlisle : 31/01/2015 17:21:00
    York crash to another late goal
    York : 31/01/2015 17:15:00
    Northampton : 31/01/2015 17:15:00
    John Sheridan's Future?
    Plymouth : 31/01/2015 17:10:00

    Current Site Poll (view all polls)

    MOTM v Wycombe?
    Suggested By:  pompeyrug
    Jones 0%
    Chorley (89) 0%
    Robinson 0%
    Whatmough 0%
    Passley 0%
    Hollands 0%
    Wallace 0%
    Dunne 0%
    Butler 0%
    Taylor 0%
    Tubbs (92) 0%
    Sub - Devera (89) 0%
    Sub - Ertl (92) 0%